Everything you need to know about this weekend's game against the Hornets, as well as details of Frank Lampard's media conference which will preview the fixture...

When and where

The match takes place at Vicarage Road on Saturday 2 November. Kick-off is 5.30pm UK time.

Frank Lampard's press conference

You can read what the manager reported prior top the game by clicking here

Latest Chelsea team news

Toni Rudiger, N'Golo Kante, Ross Barkley and Andreas Christensen are all out injured. Kante may return midweek versus Ajax with Barkley and Christensen not far off being fit.

Rudiger is to see a specialist regarding an ongoing pelvic problem.

Latest Watford team news

Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores made eight changes to his starting XI on Tuesday when they exited the Carabao Cup against Everton, but he indicated many of those were brought in for an isolated game.The Hornets have announced a work permit application for 18-year-old Fluminense forward Joao Pedro, who initially agreed to join in October 2018, has been successful but he cannot become part of their squad until January.

For this weekend's game they have Isaac Success returning to fitness after a groin problem. Midfielder Etienne Capoue (back) is a doubt not 100 per cent while ruled out are Ismaila Sarr, Danny Welbeck, Tom Cleverley and Domingos Quina,.

Chelsea vs Watford head-to-head record

Chelsea have won five and lost one of our past six Premier League games against Watford.Watford have won one of their last 11 Premier League meetings with Chelsea (two draws, eight defeats). They won 4-1 at Vicarage Road two seasons ago.

The Hornets have been victorious in two of their past 10 meetings with Chelsea at Vicarage Road in all competitions. They have lost six of those games.

How to Watch?

Saturday's game is being broadcast live on Sky Sports in the UK, and highlights will be available on the Fifth Stand App and this website from four hours after the final whistle.

How to Listen live?

Chelsea TV will be providing live audio commentary on the Fifth Stand App and this website, and there will also be live text commentary on those platforms.

Who is the referee and who is in charge of VAR?

Referee: Anthony TaylorVAR: Mike Dean

Taylor was in charge for our first game of the season, at Old Trafford.